Thyroid-stimulating hormone

What is Thyroid-stimulating hormone?

It is a hormone (chemical substance ) produced by the pituitary gland (located in the brain) which stimulates the thyroid gland to produce and release the T3 and T4 hormones.

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i m 29 yrs old and not married. i skipped my period this month. I came to know that TSH level was 8. Is this the reason for skipping the period....

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Your TSH level is high so it could be the reason that you skipped your periods .Please consult a doctor who will...

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I am 19 year old female. As per a test in december 2012 my TSH =5.6 .Doctor recommended me to take thyronorm(25 mcg).
from then i go in for these...

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Though your Thyroid profile test is nearing normal,you should continue the drugs for another six months...

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Sir, My wife is carrying for three months. The result of thyroid is TSH .05. This will affect any problems?

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please mention the values clearly

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